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of the cti [speaker not understood] amendment rights. the city's website states clearly as a first city to adopt the precautionary principle, san francisco trixv to protect the health of its residents, visitors, and local environment. lastly, i want to mention that i find it surprising that the committee will not allow members of the public to yield their time to well respected doctors that have traveled across the country to be here today with us. i do ask you to please vote against approving item number 8 on the rules committee agenda today and thank you so much for your consideration. (applause) >> [speaker not understood]. is there anybody else from the public that wants to testify? seeing none -- please get a card. come on up. >>> hello there. this is my first time doing public comment. and, quite frankly, [speaker not understood] i'll just do what i can because i'm a san francisco state student journalism major and [speaker not understood] minor. and these folks came from across the country and came to san francisco state to do a presentation on the science and all of the huge so
're great deal of that mayor lee has chosen to make his first state of the city address here. it sends a message for all student in san francisco. you know that this city's future don't understand on the education we provide for all our children. it's with great pleurisy introduce the mayor of the city of san francisco. good morning thank you laura republican for that kind introduction and thank you for opening your divorces to me this morning. i want to honor david and all your supervisors and to our two newest supervisors. mayor brown thank you for being here and taking the time to join us this morning. you have done so much in this county >> and since this is my first city address i'm hoping you'll cut me some slack if you chose to write about it in the newspapers. to the department heads and consistent leaders and education leaders to all of you who are online and thank you all of you for joining us this morning. and, of course, to my wonderful wife, mother and friend thank you for being here and pitting up with me for all these years >> a year ago i stood before i and score my t
deferred maintenance is ridiculous. here we are, a transit first city and well, any way, our transit stops and we are developing and like in the army in a war. you have to come up with a supply line and we don't have the supply line. we need to focus and fix up what is in severely needed. our transportation is a joke. and you know, for a transit first city come on. we need to fix all of our vehicles and whatever is necessary and make it a real transit first stop. >> thank you very much. if there are no other members of the public to comment, we will close public comment. >> and we will go on to the next item. >> item number five, award an 18-month contract to par son's brinckerhoff to an amount not-to-exceed $300,000 for the if he can cal sult ant services for the treasure island mobility management and study and authorize the executive director to negotiate contract payment in terms and non-material contracts terms and conditions. >> comments? >> public comment. >> public comment is open and... >> good morning, again, commissioners, my name is jackie sacks, this item is brought up at the
to pass our city's first open data ordinance. and from my perspective at that time we were ahead on the open data movement. we were a real national leader in that. but unfortunately i think we've fallen a little behind and that is what this legislation is trying to address. at this time my understanding is we have about 500 city maintained data sets, but there are literally thousands of data sets that we could put out to the public. more over, the data sets that our city departments currently put out often show our city departments in their best light. from my perspective the value of open data is to give the public and the smartest minds in the city data sets that help us improve on imperfect situations, to have data sets that show where we can improve, take risks and be innovative. to do that this legislation that we're considering today does a number of things, but three things in particular i'll point out. first, it creates a chief data officer position to maintain the focus on moving forward our open data movement in san francisco city government. secondly, it requires that
announced a plan to make the streets safer. walk to work today, the first city in the nation to sponsor the day. >> walked 4-6 miles, about an hour and a half, but i am excited. >> it is nice to get out. >> reporter: walking to city hall and announcing the plan to cut the deaths in half. >> if we can narrow the roadway and widen the sidewalks, we can save a lot of lives. >> reporter: it is ten-year plan and gives people more time to cross and reengineering streets near schools and where seniors are often injured. they will not come cheap. >> it is about $363 million and we found about $175 which is great start but we have about $200 million left. >> reporter: pedestrians must take a greater roll as well. >> do not walk and text. >> reporter: 60% of deaths happen at cross walks. reporting live, david stevenson. >>> a bicycle rider was killed today today after a bike the bike rider fell towards the vehicle and the driver said his vehicle's back wheels ran over the bike rider. >>> trying to piece together the events of a pit bull attack that claimed the life of a 38-year-old women. people
what the cities all about. i could not help but be struck by the people of boston. the first responders and the city's leadership. boston is truly resilient and a model and inspiration to all of us, and to our nation. as a city that hosts many large events and gatherings i want to assure our resident that we take public safety very seriously at all of our events, whether our own marathon, or greater rates like the pride parade coming up for the summer's america's cup. or the neighborhood street fair. comprehensive and robust security plans are in place and we are constantly reviewing them especially when events like last week's unfold. i want to repeat our police chief construction last week that if we see something we need to say something. we need to keep our city that much safer when we work in partnership with our residents. at all selected take this opportunity to acknowledge that we have begun our annual budget process. thank your supervisor farrell for your work; i know that we have a lot of work ahead of us, i also want to thank supervisors mar and tank, and cohen and avalos for
for ensuring that we have a world class public transportation system. we call ourselves a transit first city. we need to put our money where our mouth is. we haven't done that in a while. we need to start doing t. i think that this is a small step in the right direction, but it is not nearly enough, and i hope this is just the beginning. ~ with all that said, the capital planning committee i think has done a tremendous job in moving the plan forward and i will be supporting it. >> colleagues, can we take this same house same call? same house same call, this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> madam clerk, can you please call item 21? >> item 21 is a resolution adopting the city's five-year communication and technology plan for fiscal year 2013-2014 through fiscal year 2017-18 pursuant to administrative code section 22a.6. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. again, i want to thank the members of the budget committee for the consideration and support of the five-year information and communication technology plan which i had several years ago in legislation asked that our city's i-t staff
safer in the years to come. >> san francisco first of all isn't a car city. it's a 19th century city, built on the pedestrian scale. >> reporter: san francisco is the first city to launch walk to work day in the nation. the goal was to walk 15 minutes to work. some walked miles. >> we went from holiday plaza. this is something some city supervisors did this morning. >> in 20 '01 -- 10 years, by 2021 we should cut pedestrian fatalities and injuries by half, 50%. >> reporter: on the steps of city hall, lee as well as city supervisors announced the plan to keep pedestrians safe. 20 were killed last year and 7 this year. >> we've got to do experimenting in these areas along with a proven program to increase safety. >> very sadly 20 lost their lives last year walking in san francisco. to that end and with the support of board of supervisors, there's a full staffing plan for the police department. >> reporter: some details were released today including updating 44 miles of streets giving pedestrians extra crossing time city wide, upgrading curb ramps and opening crosswalks. >> sometimes
, the first of this kind of event as the city announced new ideas to keep pedestrians safe. >> reporter: that's right. good afternoon. san francisco is a walkable city. there's been a handful of pedestrian accidents over the past few years which is why on this walk to work day, city officials announced plans to make pedestrians safer in the years to come. >> san francisco first of all isn't a car city. it's a 19th century city, built on the pedestrian scale. >> reporter: san francisco is the first city to launch walk to work day in the nation. the goal was to walk 15 minutes to work. some walked miles. >> we went from holiday plaza. this is something some city supervisors did this morning. >> in 20 '01 -- 10 years, by 2021 we should cut pedestrian fatalities and injuries by half, 50%. >> reporter: on the steps of city hall, lee as well as city supervisors announced the plan to keep pedestrians safe. 20 were killed last year and 7 this year. >> we've got to do experimenting in these areas along with a proven program to increase safety. >> very sadl
may get tougher on smoking and could become the first city to limit the number of retailers selling tobacco. abc 7 news is in the newsroom with the story. >> a few years ago san francisco became the first city to ban drug stores from selling cigarettes. this latest effort targets which neighborhoods new retailers would allowed to set up shop. there are 1,000 stores in san francisco that sell cigarettes and other products. it's where they're concentrate that had critics want to change. >> we don't think it's necessary to have four or five different stores selling tobacco on one block. >> this member of the youth leadership institute calls it a social justice issue. after spending four years doing research the group found cigarettes are more available in low income communities. south of market tender loin has 270 stores while the marina has 51, and the inner sunset, just 37. >> that is not fair or just in our communities so we want to create a fair playing field. even amount foe backo permits. >> when a retailer sells or go gs out of business, the new owner can't offer cigarettes if t
providing healthcare in san francisco in the bay area since 1929 and was the first city where the planned parenthood was established west of the mississippi, we currently operate 30 health centers and excuse me, health service, we provide healthcare services and education and more than 140,000 women, men and teens each year in 17 northern california counties and we see approximately 1200 patients every month in our san francisco healthcare ten. what you will hear may sound like a story from mississippi or texas, may i just read these three quickly? >> the lady protest s against is yelling at men and she screamed don't kill your baby not know what i am here for, she followed me and my boyfriend trying to give me a necklace that i didn't want, she kept trying to follow me and after refuse and yelling at me. >> my girlfriend. >> i think that we get the picture. but i have to be fair to everyone, so everyone has to give the same amount of time, so thank you very much. next speaker please? >> good morning, i'm adrian and the director of communications and director at (inaudible) and a san fran
for a couple of reasons. first of all, the hatchery is one of my favorite places in the city. there is truly a bee hive of activity of the newest innovations that san francisco will be famous for. i also love the fact that just a couple of blocks from here is where our san francisco giants are moving on to the world series. but just in this room, all of you are giants and making sure that san francisco is the world champion when it comes to innovation. >>> 13 years ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information te
a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot if transit is not very well thought out in places away from downtown. my district is where we need to create better options. all the way down to randall street, there is no accessible boarding areas for the church. there is a woman that lives in a wheelchair on santa rosa. she has to go across to glen park to get out transit. >> those new stations, those are the ones that we are going to have to depend on. >> along balboa park station, near geneva, i have been pushing hard to get ramps for pedestrians. right now, it is dangerous to cross the street. i want to insure the department of parking and traffic is painting lines on alemany street. beyond that, we need to figure out how to calm the traffic. a lot of cars go speeding through. sidewalks are not convenient for people. >> i am the supervisor for district 11, the debt -- the best district in san francisco. this year, we get to show how great district 11 really is. >> we are in our fifth year of major budget deficits. it is inevitable that we will make painful cuts. so how do we do it in a w
authorities. >> welcome is absolutely amazing. i've been to a lot of cities and this is probably the first city you get off the plane and firefighters and police are outside just there to welcome us. >> reporter: it's certainly inspiring to watch these heroes step off the plane one by one on their own power. >> it's breathtaking. they're so inspiring and part of our family now. >> reporter: each one knows they have a long road to recovery and while getting through the marathon will be challenging, it's something each one of them knows they can accomplish. >> it's a new adventure for me to see how far i can push myself. >> the biggest message is that never let anything get you gone. you can accomplish anything that you want to. me and all the rest of guys here are living proof of that. there's nothing to stop us. >> that was paul burton reporting there. >>> good morning. thank you for watching wusa9 at 5:00 a.m. happy monday. you'll need an umbrema
will be the nation's first city to officially launch walk to workday. this is an event sponsored by walk ff and there will be stations in san francisco that where you can stop for coffee and healthy treats and a free clipper card, a free ride home if you are not up to walking home. there is a lot of good info on the walk sf website. i encourage people to participate. i will be participate wth mayor. we are doing walking up market street. obviously an important part of our pedestrian network and so far we have more than nearly 1400 walker's and 115 -- i'm sorry, this is happening in conjunction with the sf 2013 walking challenge, the shape up sf that happens every year. it kicked off yesterday in earnest, our very own board secretary is one of the lead champions in the office and this is very encourage ing to get san francisco residents to get out and walk more as a health initiative and transit first initiative demand that regard there is nearly 1400 people signed up on more than a hundred teams. the mta has 3 teams that we'll be competing vigorously against one another and as it shows we t
economy and it's better for our residents. so how can we do it? first we at city hall must ensure that we are collaborating with the tech force industry and make sure we are ready for the future. we need training programs particularly for disadvantaged communities and we need private partnerships and oed's. i'm specifically looking to answering 4 questions. is the program reaching under served communities. is it's training geared towards what tech companies actually need. is techsf partnering with companies to get jobs and what can we do to hide. the digital divide is only one part of our solution. we need to focus on transitional age youth and high school students and we need to cross program collaboration to ensure one program advance to another level. i also think we should consider what the next steps are after tech sf which is a temporary grant program. i am determined that these opportunities be shared. i look forward to your presentation and thank you all very much for being here. >> ladies and gentlemen, time for the fun to begin. >> i want to thank supervisor breed for calling
francisco one of the first cities in the united states to establish a public defenders office opened it's doors in 1921. whereas gideon's promise lives on in the san francisco public defenders office which service 25,000 indigent people every year. whereas city of the san francisco joined with the public defenders and the legal aid lawyers to celebrate the right to counsel. therefore be it resolved the san francisco -- march 18th as gideon versus wayne right day as acknowledgment for the 50 years of the united states landmark decision as well as the work of the public defenders who continue to fulfill the rights.
for civil rights and justice. san francisco one of the first cities in the united states to establish a public defenders office opened it's doors in 1921. whereas gideon's promise lives on in the san francisco public defenders office which service 25,000 indigent people every year. whereas city of the san francisco joined with the public defenders and the legal aid lawyers to celebrate the right to counsel. therefore be it resolved the san francisco -- march 18th as gideon versus wayne right day as acknowledgment for the 50 years of the united states landmark decision as well as the work of the public defenders who continue to fulfill the rights. [ applause ] >> thank you very much. i would like to thank the board of supervisors and the mayor's office as well. i would like to share with the public defenders. ken is here and as well as dave from the public defenders office. [ applause ] >> i'm sorry. ron from the santa clara's office. key note speaker. this came out yesterday on the anniversary. she's a contributing editor and writer at the washington magazine. her work has appeared in
francisco is first city to celebrate. mayor ed lee plans to meet up with nine city supervisors on his walk to work. >>> time is 4:36. if you're not walking to work today. let's go to sal to see how the traffic is shaping up. >> they are giving us free coffee here too. let's take a look at the commute. it's nice and quiet. we don't have a lot going on which is good. we do have traffic on 80 looking very nice. heading out to the mccarthur maze. we did have road work in san francisco. we saw it a few minutes ago. if it's there next record, we'll see it again. bay bridge toll plaza getting into san francisco that looks good. and in san jose we're off to a pretty good start on northbound 280. at 4:37 happy friday steve. >> is it friday, sal? >> it is. >> wow, thank you. >>> good morning, everybody. happy friday. a little bit of patchy fog. yesterday temperatures came down and settled in there. the fog continues to go down the coast. not really moving too much inland. and again it seems to be confined on the san mateo, santa cruz coast. 60s coast. near 70 around the bay. few upper 70s inland. so
at home today is walk to work peat in frank. and san francisco is the very first city to celebrate. >> reporter: always the comedian. good morning, to you. san francisco is the the first city to officially launch a walk to workday here in the nation. we are live in front of mama r cafe where we are expected to speak with san francisco city supervisor john as he walks to work from city hall this morning. he is expected to been b here around 7:00 this morning. he won't be the only one. they will lace up their sneakers as they walk to work this morning. many walking from different areas and meeting the mayor at coffee rosters. for many walking to work isn't feasible. we reported to work that the bay area is one of the top cities for mega commuters. organizers say parking a few blocks away and walking for 15 minutes will also keep with the spirit of walk to workday as well. now besides the health and environmental benefits of walking today, you can earn prices and perks too. coffee shops are giving away free coffee and you can win prizes for the best blinged out walking shoes. all thos
department of homeland security. some say it is bloated and overbearing. others say boston is the first city to be attacked since it was created. >> we prevent and disrupt dozens of plots and threats annually. in a lot of cases, americans are not aware of it because someone is disrupted overseas or prevented from coming into the country, or the fbi disrupt somebody early in their plotting process. >> between the capitol and the white house today, the emancipation day parade, a big public event, just like the one targeted yesterday. police say there was high- security after the events in boston, but participants were only slightly nervous. >> are you worried about being at events like this? >> i was a little bit, but my husband said we should come out and enjoy the day. >> we have some concern, but you do not want to live your life in fear. >> it may be that america comes boston as event in just a horrible attack rather than something that makes them question the nation's identity. a a there are questions the president cannot yet answer, who did this, and why. quakes in this reflective city t
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